Junior Chef Camp

Junior Chef Cooking Camp

Junior Chef #1 – 50’s Cafe  |  June 19

Come and experience as we take a journey back in time and visit classic 50’s Diner dishes like cheeseburgers, milkshakes, and fries.  All while we listen to 50’s Rock ‘N’ Roll.

Junior Chef #2 – Baking 4 Kids   |   June 26

Join us for this hands-on baking class all kids will love, they’ll be baking cookies, pastries, and cakes.

Junior Chef #3 – Snacks, Apps, and Fingerfoods   |   July 10

Kids will enjoy this fun cooking class while making bite-size finger foods like mini calzones, chicken bites, stuffed mushrooms, and pizza bites.

Junior Chef #4 – The Great Gourmet  |   July 17

Kids will tour a different countries thru some of their delicious recipes like Italy, Spain, France, China, and Mexico.

Junior Chef #5 – Chocolate Delight   |   July 24

For all Chocolate lovers, this class focuses on everything Chocolate from cookies, cakes, and pastries.



Valley Trails summer camp in Tarzana is excited to offer a weekly Jr. Chef Cooking Camp for kids ages 8-13 at our kitchen located at 6043 Tampa Ave on the campus of Woodcrest School. Campers in cooking camp will acquire all the cooking techniques, knife skills and ingredient preparation expertise needed to make meals that can be used on a daily basis to wow your friends and family.

Our chef, Chef Omar, has worked with kids in the San Fernando Valley for over 10 years to develop a love of the culinary arts, self-expression, and creativity.

Whether the ingredients are sweet or spicy, your camper will find their yum in this exciting camp program offered at Valley Trails in Tarzana.
Our experienced chef will teach the secrets of cooking and provide valuable insight into the culinary arts.



What you will learn

  • Elevate your passion for cooking
  • Learn Knife Skills
  • Techniques for savory and sweet dishes
  • Develop confidence and poise in the kitchen
  • Learn cooking methods and how to select ingredients
  • To get outside your comfort zone
  • Develop strong friendships with other foodies
  • Gain experience using kitchen equipment

Each day is devoted to using the essential techniques, from knife skills to measurements.  Campers will produce at least 3 items daily at the Jr. Chef Camp at Valley Trails Summer Camp.

Valley Trails cooking camp takes food allergies very seriously. We are very knowledgeable and have been working with kids with food allergies for over a decade, so rest assured your kids can enjoy cooking with us safely.


Space is limited!


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